Jaipur. Police have registered a case against five people, including the son of a Rajasthan Congress MLA, for allegedly gang-raping a minor girl. The tragic incident took place in February last year. An FIR was registered in Dausa district on Friday, police said.
The National Commission for Women (NCW) has asked the Rajasthan police to arrest all the accused as soon as possible.
The case is against Deepak Meena, son of Congress MLA Johari Lal Meena from Rajgarh assembly constituency in Alwar district. Another case has been registered against Vivek Sharma, one of the accused in the case, for allegedly threatening to spread a video of the atrocity on social media and embezzling Rs 15 lakh in cash and jewellery.
According to police, a girl from Alwar district had lodged a complaint alleging that the accused had gang-raped her at a hotel in Dausa. The girl complained that a man currently in jail in the case had taken her to a hotel and raped her along with two others who were there. However, in her earlier complaint, the complainant had not raised the issue of gang rape.